- 54 Ratings
San Francisco Waterfront Tour
Tour the San Francisco waterfront on a walk led by a guide dressed as Emperor Norton I, the self-proclaimed Emperor of the United States. Meet one of the most colorful characters from the history of San Francisco, Emperor Norton I, on this fun and themed guided tour.
What You Will Do
- Follow your entertaining Emperor-inspired guide along the iconic San Francisco waterfront on an interactive sightseeing tour
- Experience historical anecdotes from the Emperor's life and the city’s turbulent past
- Visit and learn the stories behind Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Embaracadero, the Emperor Norton Bridge, the Produce District and more
- Guided waterfront tour
Bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes.
- 54 Ratings
A great and informative tour! Emperor Norton was friendly, funny and very knowledgeable. Head and shoulders above the other walking tours I've taken of the city, with the Emperor's personality and costume adding great value to the experience! Highly recommend!
Outstanding walking tour with Emperor Norton. His knowledge of all things San Francisco was amazing. Definitely would recommend this tour to anyone curious about the depth and breadth of the city.
Excellent tour by an excellent guide. 3 hours never went by so fast! This guy is so cool and adorable. I really enjoyed being in his royal presence. Learned quite a bit and found a new appreciation for my city! Very much recommended for all ages!!
This was my second tour with the Emperor, both were fun and informative
One of the best tours I've ever taken! Emperor Norton is very knowledgeable about the history of San Francisco. He has the unique ability to bring it all to life in a fun and entertaining way. I would highly recommend his tours to anyone.
I live in SF and have taken many walking tours here in SF. This tour is at the top of them all, the best one in all seriousness. Great information, great journey, and an incredible guide. Highly recommend it to locals and visitors alike.
Very engaging guide!
This was our second tour, The tour are extremely informative, entertaining, fresh, and well researched. Emperor Norton is one of the best ‘tourist attractions’ in SF!!!
The tour was a lot of fun and Norton knew his stuff really well. Would definitely recommend this to other people.
Emperor Norton is great! He is knowledgeable, funny and very responsive to questions.
A fun tour and the Emperor has so many interesting facts about San Francisco that make it more enjoyable